Better Together: 10 Artists That Weren’t Nearly As Successful Solo

Though some artists found stardom after breaking away from the groups that gave them their start, others weren’t as fortunate.

  • Art Garfunkel

  • JC Chasez

  • Florence Ballard

  • Dawn Robinson

  • Jermaine Jackson

  • Nick Lachey

  • Deborah Harry

  • Nicole Scherzinger

  • Chris Cornell

  • Morris Day

It’s not like these musicians had horrific solo careers, but their gains seem modest relative to what they achieved when they performed with bands. Take a look through our gallery to see who really just didn’t live up to the hype after stepping out on their own.

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